Old Timers Traeger Museum

446 South Stuart Highway, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, 0870, Australia Phone: 61 08 8955 5348 Timings: Open daily 2pm to 4pm from March through to October. Other view times by appointment only. Average Price: US$ 2 per person http://www.collectionsaustralia.net/


The museum was created by John Blakeman, who began collecting items connected with the people of Central Australia. It opened in 1966 and was named after inventor of the pedal radio, Alfred Traeger. Since then the collection has continued to grow with donations of items from the community. Find out how early Territorians lived, worked, travelled and obtained supplies at the Old Timers Traeger Museum. Located in Alice Springs, the museum houses an extensive collection of photographs and paraphernalia from the early days of white settlement in Central Australia. Wander through the displays that describe early white exploration and the opening up of the region after completion of the Overland Telegraph in the late 1800s through to the present day.  

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